How to export Keynote for iPad presentations to your Mac or PC

This very brief tutorial will show you how to use iTunes to copy Keynote for iPad presentation files from your iPad to your Mac or PC, using iTunes.

  1. Connect your iPad to your PC or Mac. In iTunes, select your iPad from the Devices list.
  2. itunes with an ipad listed

  3. Select the Apps tab from your iPad Settings window.
  4. the apps tab in itunes for a connected ipad

  5. Scroll down to the File Sharing section. From the Apps list in the File Sharing section, select Keynote. In the Keynote Documents section you’ll now see a list of all the Keynote presentations on your iPad. Select the one you want to transfer to your Mac or PC, and click the Save to… button.
  6. the file sharing section of itunes
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  7. Navigate to the folder on your hard drive you want to save the Keynote presentation in. Select it and then click the Choose button.
  8. save as dialog box
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  9. That’s it! The file will now copy fro your iPad to your Mac or PC.

4 thoughts on “How to export Keynote for iPad presentations to your Mac or PC”

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  2. I was able to follow all the steps described above, but the file sharing listing only shows one of my keynote presentations when it should be showing four.

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